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French colonial influence  

French colonial influence

Djibouti?

January 22nd 2010
Nope, I'd never heard of it either until I accidentally opened up my LP one day to reveal the mighty fourteen pages devoted to this minute spec of dust on the map of Africa. My one reader (hi, Mum) might also be wondering why I've chosen to come here. To be honest, I'm not sure myself. There is almost nothing here and even less of any interest. The journey however is fantastic. Back in Logiya ... read more
Africa » Djibouti » East » Djibouti City

Djiboutian Flag The French Territory of the Afars and the Issas became Djibouti in 1977. Hassan Gouled APTIDON installed an authoritarian one-party state and proceeded to serve as president until 1999. Unrest among the Afars minority during the 1990s led to a civil ... ... read more
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